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    Orchestra Personnel

Manager's Reports, Oct 11, 1953 - May 2, 1954

Weekly Personnel Manager's Reports, Season 1953-54; Weekly listing of men who missed rehearsals and/or concerts due to illness, bereavement, etc.; List of extra musicians; problems with behavior of individual orchestra members; musicians missing rehearsals and concerts due to illness; letters from doctors treating ill musicians; list of orchestra personnel for the season; out-of-town concerts; large number of extra musicians required for Schoenberg "Pelleas and Melisande" (Mitropoulos), Mahler Symphony No. 1 (Walter), all-Strauss program (Mitropoulos); Dallapiccola "Marsie" (Cantelli), Gershwin "An American in Paris" (Kostelanetrz), Ravel "Bolero" (Cantelli); request by Bruno Walter for meeting of first violinists re Brunckner 9th Symphony; altercation between Maestro Mitropoulos and percussionist Arthur Layfield
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Manager's Reports, 11 Oct 1953 - 2 May 1954, Folder 562-03-08, Orchestra Personnel Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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